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UW Study Abroad as High-Impact Practice

UW students in Japan 2016 (image: Shannon Quinn)

May 12, 2024

UW Global Affairs recently released an article examining how study abroad is a high-impact practice. Based on evidence, certain teaching and learning practices make it more likely for students to stay in college and graduate – these practices include study abroad, service learning and internships. You can read the article here. To learn more about UW study abroad programs, visit Contact the UW Japan Studies Program at for more information on how to remove financial barriers for our students wanting to study in Japan.